District wrestling tournaments begin today and will conclude Saturday as competitors will look to qualify for the NSAA state wrestling championships which begin February 17th at the CHI Health Center in Omaha. The top 4 wrestlers in each weight class from each district will qualify for the state tournament. Broken Bow will be among the teams competing in Nebraska City at the B-1 district tournament. Joining Broken Bow will be Adams Central, Auburn, Nebraska City, Ogallala, Omaha Gross Catholic, Omaha Roncalli Catholic, Platteview, Seward, South Sioux City, Waverly, Wayne, and West Point-Beemer. Broken Bow wrestling head coach Ed Schaaf visited with KCNI/KBBN radio about the district and believes the Indians can make a run at the district team title.
Central Nebraska’s Sports Source will be live at Nebraska City on Saturday to provide live play by play coverage of all Broken Bow matches at the district tournament. Coverage can be heard on KBBN 95.3 FM and on kbbn.com. Matches on Saturday are scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. We will also provide updates of other districts which include teams within the KCNI/KBBN coverage area. Below is a list of where area teams will be competing.
District B-4 at Sidney – Cozad and Gothenburg
District C-4 at O’Neill – Arcadia/Loup City
District D-1 at Maxwell – Ansley/Litchfield, Sandhills Valley, South Loup
District D-2 at Pleasanton – Sandhills/Thedford, SEM, Twin Loup
District D-3 at Burwell – Anselmo-Merna, Burwell
District D-4 at Bridgeport – Mullen